• Aug 14, 2018

Case Study: Alelo’s Learning Products Save Lives in Iraq and Afghanistan

Dan Wilson used to be a US Army officer, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 2013. Back in 2005, when Alelo was just getting started, he was preparing for an assignment in Iraq as a MiTT (Military Training Team) commander in 2006-2007. The mission of MiTT teams was to advise and train Iraqi security and police forces. Late in 2005, he came across a new training product called Tactical Iraqi.

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  • Jul 10, 2018

Back to the Future of Pedagogical Agents

The recent paper “Pedagogical Agents: Back to the Future” by Dr. Lewis Johnson of Alelo Inc. and Professor James Lester of North Carolina State University reviews the history and likely future of pedagogical agents, which are autonomous, interactive computer-based characters that engage in rich, face-to-face interactions with learners.

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  • Jun 18, 2018

Alelo Language and Culture Training Featured in MS&T Magazine

MS&T Magazine, a major publication covering the military simulation and training industry, recently published a survey of language and culture training efforts, including Alelo’s VCAT and Enskill products. VCATs are developed in partnership with the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLSNEO) and are accessible on Joint Knowledge Online (JKO). Read how Alelo is…

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  • Jun 18, 2018

SIIA’s TechChats: W. Lewis Johnson, Ph.D | Co-Founder and Board Member, Alelo

SIIA’s TechChats provides a look into some of the most successful executives in our industry. Hear how many of them got to where they are today, what is shaping their businesses and the industry today, and special advice they would give to others trying to grow a successful company. I recently sat down with W….

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  • Jun 13, 2018

How AI Can Help You Create Competitive Advantage

Artificial intelligence (AI) has arrived and is reshaping business. Your company ought to have a strategy for using AI, otherwise it risks being disrupted by companies that do. Yet many business leaders are unsure about what AI can do and how best to take advantage of it.

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  • May 22, 2018

How AI is Solving the #1 Skill Gap in the Global Economy

Education and training is one industry where AI is starting to play important roles. What impact will AI have on education and training in the future? Will teachers be replaced by algorithms? Or is AI going to empower both learners and teachers?

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  • May 15, 2018

Alelo Webinar Series on the Future of AI in Education and Training

To provide insight into the promise and potential of this new technology, Alelo offers a webinar series on the Future of AI in Education. We will look at the impact of AI on the experience of learners and teachers, the education and training industry, and the global economy. Seminar speakers will include Alelo experts as well as other thought leaders in the global community of artificial intelligence in education.

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  • May 07, 2018

Will Teachers be Replaced by Algorithms?

As artificial intelligence (AI) develops, it is playing an increasing very important role in education. For example, AI-based solutions allow schools to embrace personalized learning, and publishers to roll out adaptive learning platforms. Some futurists have gone so far as to claim that intelligent machines will replace teachers within 10 years. Not surprisingly, this causes concern among educators. But, should teachers really be worried?

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  • Apr 24, 2018

How AI Empowers English Teachers

If you are a teacher of English to speakers of other languages, you know how important it is for your students to practice speaking. The more they practice in authentic situations, the more confidence they will gain, and the more fluent they will become. Unfortunately this is not practical in the classroom, particularly in large classes. Even in classrooms with low student-teacher ratios, it is not feasible for a teacher to provide one-on-one practice with each student, much less provide personalized feedback.

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  • Mar 27, 2018

To Learn a Language, Start with the End Goal in Mind

What is it that learners want to be able to do with the language that they are learning? They want to communicate effectively with native speakers in common situations they may encounter. So language-learning technology should help learners progress toward that goal. Artificial intelligence and personalized learning are helping people to quickly develop useful language skills.

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